When was the last time you felt completely prepared, fully equipped and totally supplied with everything you needed for a big endeavor? When was the last time you really felt ready?
Maybe I should rephrase that: Have you ever felt completely, unequivocally ready?
No? Well, then what’s wrong with you?! Everyone launching out into the next big thing knows they should wait until they’re completely ready before they move forward, right?
Yeah, I wish… As a project manager and Type-A personality, I would love to find that place of complete preparation. Unfortunately, I think that place is at the end of a rainbow with a pot of gold and a herd of unicorns. I’ve never felt completely ready before launching something new.
Does that mean we chuck all planning out the window and just wing it? No, that approach almost guarantees disaster. Planning and careful preparation are still important, but we can’t place all our confidence in our ability to predict every possible scenario. This is where the powerful combination of faith and planning comes into play. Anytime we feel God leading us in a new direction – whether that’s launching a church, starting…Continue Reading